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Burnette Business Leader of the Year

The Statesboro Bulloch Chamber of Commerce on Thursday saluted Darron Burnette, a leader in creating the Blue Mile plan for the revitalization of South Main Street, as 2017 Statesboro-Bulloch Business Leader of the Year.

December 14, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Flu causes hospital visitation restrictions

East Georgia Regional Medical Center has ordered temporary visitation restrictions due to an increase of patients with influenza.

December 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


HIV growing fastest in South

The numbers tell an alarming story: how the South is the U.S. epicenter of the HIV epidemic.

December 14, 2017 | BY ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Deputies get body cameras

Soon, all Bulloch County sheriff's deputies will wear body cameras, thanks to the purchase of 30 units paid for with seized drug funds.

December 14, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Teen faces civil suits regarding Swainsboro Taco Bell crash

In addition to criminal charges, five civil complaints were filed against a Statesboro teen charged with felony murder after crashing his car into a Swainsboro fast food restaurant in what police said appears to have been an intentional move.

December 13, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


5 of 6 TAD board members in place

Statesboro City Council and the Bulloch County commissioners recently named three members each to the TAD Advisory Board, which will review projects for funding from the city's South Main Street Tax Allocation District.

December 13, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


PeachCare funds could dry up in weeks without a new deal in D.C.

Georgia could run out of federal funding for its PeachCare for Kids program as early as next month, state officials say.

December 13, 2017 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


‘Gift of Dentistry’ offers free help on Friday

One of the greatest needs in our community is low-cost dental options.

December 13, 2017 | By DeWAYNE GRICE Herald Writer | Local


Regents vote ‘New Georgia Southern’ into effect

Meeting by phone call Tuesday afternoon, the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia voted final approval for the consolidation of Georgia Southern University and Armstrong State University, effective Jan. 1.

December 12, 2017 | From staff reports | Local


Man charged after choking teen

Bulloch County sheriff's deputies arrested a man Friday on child cruelty charges after he choked his son during a domestic dispute.

December 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


City, county at impasse on T-SPLOST

The city of Statesboro and the Bulloch County government appear to be at an impasse, today at least, on an agreement to divide a proposed Transportation Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax.

December 12, 2017 | Al Hackle | Local


Boro teen indicted in Taco Bell crash

A Statesboro teen was indicted Dec. 5 on felony murder charges related to a Sept. 28 incident when he crashed his car into a Swainsboro fast food restaurant.

December 12, 2017 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Moore leaves Statesboro with 5-year plan

Concluding her four-year term Dec. 31, Mayor Jan Moore leaves Statesboro's city government with its first five-year strategic plan, adopted by City Council just last week.

December 11, 2017 | By AL HACKLE | Local


GSU grad helps out Portal Heritage Society

With an undergraduate degree in information technology from Georgia Southern University and years of professional IT experience under his belt, Nathan Flanders made the decision to return to school to pursue a master's degree in public history – a subject for which he's always had an interest.

December 11, 2017 | By CRISSIE ELRICK BATH Special to the Herald | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - Home Grown in Statesboro

A group of Statesboro businesses have teamed up to promote shopping local in a unique way.

December 11, 2017 | | Local


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Officers stop stolen truck with stolen beer, tobacco

Statesboro police are seeking a suspect believed to have stolen a truck and burglarized a closed convenience store early Thursday morning.

February 01, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Brooklet police chief resigns

Following a special called meeting, Brooklet Police Chief Doug Meyer announced his resignation, effective Feb. 8.

February 01, 2018 | From Staff Reports | Local


Pedestrian struck by car; airlifted

A man was airlifted to a Savannah hospital Tuesday night after he was struck by a car on South Main Street near the entrance to ...

January 31, 2018 | Holli Deal Saxon | Local


Telemedicine spreads in Georgia

Telemedicine is expanding in Georgia, yet there's still "a long way to go" before it reaches its full potential, the state's Public Health ...

January 31, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


EAGLE Academy hosts open house

EAGLE Academy, a new, inclusive postsecondary education program and only the eighth one like it in all of Georgia, recently hosted an open house to ...

January 31, 2018 | BY JULIE LAVENDER Herald Writer | Local


Dems blast push for English-only communication in Georgia

ATLANTA - When state Rep. Pedro "Pete" Marin moved from Puerto Rico to Georgia with his family in 1995, he and his wife Nereida each had ...

January 30, 2018 | By R.J. RICO Associated Press | Local


Candidates, from school board to governor, qualify March 5-9

Candidates will qualify March 5-9 for Georgia's May 22 election, which includes both the party primaries and the general election for nonpartisan offices.

January 30, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


Grant boosts book bus project in Bulloch

A $20,000 grant from state organizations associated with Gov. Nathan Deal and his wife will allow the Bulloch County Schools, also assisted by local ...

January 29, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Woman killed in Sylvania hit-and-run

A Sylvania woman was killed Saturday night in a hit-and-run crash.

January 29, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Men report being robbed at gunpoint

Statesboro police are investigating an armed robbery reported to have occurred Friday night at a Morris Street location.

January 29, 2018 | From staff reports | Local


Inside Bulloch Business with DeWayne Grice - New year brings local business closings

The new year brought with it a good bit of uncertainty for local businesses. A few weeks ago we announced that Kmart has decided to ...

January 29, 2018 | | Local


Fennell joins AgSouth in Statesboro; farmers market grants available

Pat Calhoun, CEO of AgSouth Farm Credit, announced that Bo Fennell has joined the cooperative as CFO and will be based in the company's ...

January 29, 2018 | Special to the Herald | Local


Poor grades on smoking in Georgia

Georgia received four F's and one C grade for its anti-tobacco work in the annual "State of Tobacco Control" report, released by the American ...

January 29, 2018 | By ANDY MILLER Georgia Health News | Local


Report lists key issues in state education

ATHENS - A Georgia nonprofit group says poverty, equity and fairness, the early learning workforce, student health and the special challenges of Georgia's rural schools ...

January 29, 2018 | The Associated Press | Local


Historic building turned ‘eyesore’ comes down

None too soon for officials at Statesboro City Hall, property owner Garland Nessmith is tearing down the century-old warehouse-type building on East Main Street at ...

January 27, 2018 | Al Hackle | Local


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